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't have the exact location. bonnie schneider is here in the "weather center" to give us an idea just where it might be. >> well, we had a good strong indication it would end up somewhere over the ocean. here's a look at the craft right now. you can see what it looked like. likely when it did plunge to earth it didn't look like this. usually with these orbital objects they tend to disintegrate a lot. they come in at a fast speed. we expect there are pieces of debris scattered most likely in the ocean. it will take a while for them to recover all these pieces. these objects move pretty quickly. you can see some pictures of what it looked like. looks like we'll get more information in terms of where the debris landed in the north pacific but that's the best indication we have that it happen somewhere off the west coast in the pacific ocean. >> difficult to tell, the earth made up a majority of ocean, of water. so much of that debris may have dissipated or crashed into the ocean. may never be recovered. >> it may take a long time for it to be recovered. there may be pieces we'll find for decad
. this was launched 20 years ago. let's talk about this now. meteorologist bonnie schneider is in the cnn severe weather to talk about satellite falling to earth. we've had sprays debris before. this is different because of its size? >> because of the size. that's the concern. you have to realize that satellites and space debris falls every single day every single week. this is the mid point prediction point altitude of 10 kilometers where it's estimated to have fallen all they we may never know where the falling point occurred because it could have occurred anywhere. naturally the most likely place will be somewhere over water since the earth is covered by 70% of water so that's likely what happened over the north pacific. the prediction point was at an altitude of 10 kilometers. that's why we expect this to be a smaller piece and scattered more about. no reports of visuals that you can see confirmed of re-entry. 26 pieces reached the ground of various size. as you mention on average one satellite re-entered the area so small it burns up before reaching the earth. once a week a larger satellite
is what i say. we'll get much more of that as the season carries on. thanks so much, bonnie. >> sure. >>> checking our top stories right now. american hikers josh fattal and shane bauer are on their way home to the u.s. after their release from captive activity in iran. we heard their voice for the first time since they were released. >> we would like to thank oman for welcoming us and hosting our families. we would also like to thank the american ambassador and his wife. for their hospitality. we hope some day to return to this wonderful country, but for now we're eager to get home at last. >> fattal and bower talked to reporters shortly before boarding an airplane in oman. destination, the united states. they have been in jail in iran since 2009,ing charged and convicted on spying charges after crossing the iranian border from iraq. >>> a lovely day for a little r and r for president barack obama and former president bill clinton. they hit the links at the andrews air force base golf course. they played a foursome with the president's chief of staff and one of clinton's aides. >>>
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